Andean Community (English or Spanish)
"...is a subregional organization endowed with an international legal status, which is made up of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela and the bodies and institutions comprising the Andean Integration System (AIS)."
Sections include: Trade in Goods ; Trade in Services ; Customs Union ; Circulation of Persons ; Common Market ; Common Foreign Policy ; Border Development ; Social Agenda ; Sustainable Development ; Economic Policies ; Business Directory ; Treaties and Legislation ; Statistics ; Documents.
Country Health Profiles
Pan American Health Organization
The Latin American Development Archive
"LADARK contains data sets and other information useful to social scientists who are doing research on Latin American development."
Johns Hopkins University
Lijphart Elections Archive
"...is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries. The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats. The Archive originally acquired print copies of the data and is now focusing on online data."
- University of California, San Diego Social Sciences & Humanities Library
Political Database of the Americas
"...provides documentary and statistical political information on Latin America, including constitutions, electoral laws, legislative and executive branch information and election data."
Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies
SciILO - Scientific Electronic Library Online
"...Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries, it provides an efficient way to assure universal visibility and accessibility to their scientific literature, contributing to overcome the phenomena known as "lost science". In addition, the SciELO model comprises integrated procedures for the measurement of usage and impact of scientific journals."
Special Summit of the Americas
January 12-13, 2004, Monterrey, Mexico
"...will work basically on issues of social policy and equity, and look for a new agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean that transcends the Washington consensus..."
Includes daily updates and live transmission.
- Organization of American States
Academic Email Discussion Lists
H-Caribbean Discussion Network
"...is an H-Net discussion list and is sponsored by the Association of Caribbean Historians. The goals of this discussion list are multiple. Firstly, building on the work done by various associations and programs since the 1960s, one of the objectives of this list is to overcome the linguistic, political, and geographic fragmentation that has traditionally characterized the field and region. Secondly, this list will provide access to debates and discussions on Caribbean studies and act as a resource to academics teaching and researching in associated fields. Thirdly, this list will serve to reinforce the growing awareness of the region as an important and rich area for further research and study."
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